EDC Queens Update

CFDA and NYCEDC Partner on Graduate Showcase

NYCEDC and The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) are partnering to present the Fashion Future Graduate Showcase. This Made in NY: Fashion showcase—taking place during NYCxDESIGN 2017—will feature up to one hundred top fashion graduates from leading New York City colleges and universities, as well as two design institutions.

The central aim of the showcase is to provide elevated exposure, create instrumental networking opportunities, and to engage and educate fashion graduates through curated panels, roundtable conversations, workshops and mentorship opportunities.
News of the Week

Citywide Ferry Service

This week, Citywide Ferry vessels hit the water for sea trials in Alabama! Check out these seaworthy photos in WorkBoat and here.

Want to join the Citywide Ferry team? Job seekers can apply through the Department of Small Business Services’ Workforce1 Centers, at citywideferry.nyc, or through the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Employment Center.
Applications Now Open for Neighborhood Challenge

This year’s Neighborhood Challenge 5.0 kick-off event will take place on Tuesday, March 28, from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at The Hub @ Grand Central Tech. The competition will provide up to $100,000 to fund innovative ideas that use data-driven solutions to improve operations, target services, or address local public policy challenges. Join us to learn about the application process and connect with nonprofit community organizations and tech companies. RSVP here.

Interested in going solar? We’re looking for community partners, businesses, and community development corporations to participate in Solarize NYC, a citywide solar initiative. The NYC Solar Partnership is led by Sustainable CUNY who works with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, NYCEDC, and CUNY.

Sign up for the public information session being held on Thursday, March 23, at the National Urban League, 7th Floor. For any questions email us at nysolar@cuny.edu.

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